Photo, Laurence Rundell
I’ve moved back and I’m properly working in Manchester now. I’ve been scoping out cafes to work in and testing coffees and pastries. I’m generally hanging out at North Tea Power, so if you fancy coming and grabbing a coffee or working with me, then just drop by.
- Last month Novara Media raised 10K in 30 days to support their activities and pay their contributors. I signed up as a subscriber for £3 a month, well worth it.
- A few weeks ago Hilla Becher died. I’d only come across her name a while back, but hadn’t looked at her work until a friend recommended it to me.
They continued for a long time to look on us women artists as charming and gifted amateurs, denying us any real professional status. Thirty years ago it wasn’t easy for a woman to impose herself as a modern artist in Germany
Jamky is a
postdigitalmachine that creates drum patterns when small stones are placed onto its grid. The project was developed by Ján Šicko and Roman Mackovič of Bratislava-based design studio, DevKid
- Jessica Dance’s woolly lamb’s cheese looks almost edible.
- I’ve seen the film Alien and enough episodes of the X-Files to know that locking yourself at the end of the world is a bad idea, but I would love to go and live in the Halley VI base.
My own fantasy of achieving full affective fidelity is a lost cause; I know I am far too fickle to ever feel the same way more than once. Fidelity to ourselves, however appealing, joins high fidelity as an impossible dream
Hopping from village to village in a place that is as much sea as it is land, you do not expect to stumble upon a contemporary art gallery, especially one housed in a converted caviar factory and exhibiting the work of one of Norway’s greatest living artists
Island (Oxford English Dictionary):
A piece of land surrounded by water;
- On Saturday I walked around Manchester with The Modernist Society, taking a tour of the inter-war architecture. On the website they’ve put up a Northern propaganda film made by the Co-operative PLC to rebuff the notion that only London suffered during the Blitz. The film stands as a record of the pre-war city, and as an advertisement of the Co-op’s modernist architecture.
The Israeli government claims that they are obliged to take these measures to combat terrorism. The claim is a feint. The true aim of the stranglehold is to destroy the indigenous population’s sense of temporal and spatial continuity so that they either leave or become indentured servants. And it’s here that the dead help the living to resist